Local History: mining in Western Colorado

Join us at the Palisade Branch library, July 18 at 3:30 pm, for A Brief History of Mining in Western Colorado.  Librarian Ike Rakiecki, who is in charge of the Central Library’s Rasheigh Regional History collection, will present a program about the history of mining and the types of mining on the western slope.  And for some background reading, try these books:

San Juan Bonanza: western Colorado’s mining legacy by John L. Ninnemann

Mining Towns of Southern Colorado by Staci Comden

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